Alliance Equity Discussion with Vermont's Executive Director of Racial Equity, Xusana Davis - June 18 at 1:00 pm

Join a group of peers and colleagues from the early childhood community to engage in sustained learning about anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. The Alliance has established a monthly, salon-style Equity Discussion Group via Zoom, and the next session is coming up this Friday, June 18 at 1:00 pm.

We are very excited to announce that this session will be facilitated by Vermont’s Executive Director of Racial Equity, Xusana Davis.  We will be discussing the history of Juneteenth and the government's obligation to address inequity. 

Email Dan Brown, Alliance Public Engagement Director, at to register.


Building Bright Futures (BBF) Stakeholder Survey

Building Bright Futures (BBF) is seeking input from members of the early childhood community through their second annual stakeholder survey. BBF will be using the results of this survey to inform how they meet their five key mandates: Empowering, Convening, Monitoring, Responding, and Advising. 

BBF is seeking input from partners at all levels of participation – those who participate in meetings, attend training sessions, or utilize their materials and reports. The survey will be open until Wednesday, June 30 and participants will be entered into a raffle for a $50 gift certificate.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email


Landon Innovation Awards - Applications Open

The S. Whitney Landon Awards are presented each year by the Turrell Fund to programs that have achieved breakthrough status in the delivery of services to the youngest at-risk children and their families, using innovative and creative strategies.

For the 2021 awards, the Fund is focusing on topics that are being addressed in their Early Learning & Development Exchange initiative: Climate Change & Early Learning and Development; More Than Hope (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion); and the Scope of Early Learning & Development.

More information about these topics and how to apply for this year’s award can be found here.

The application is open from now until September 15. Applicants will be notified by October 15.


Building Bright Futures Is Hiring Multiple Positions

BBF is currently seeking to hire a Policy and Program Director and a Regional Field Manager.  They are seeking applicants interested in making Vermont a better place for children and families and who believe that the best way to tackle complex social issues is to bring together a diverse group of partners to work towards a common goal.

Both positions are full time with a competitive salary and flexible work schedule. Applications are due by Sunday, June 27.


The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a statewide coalition formed in 2000 of early childhood professionals, parents, organizations, businesses, and strategic partners committed to improving public policies that impact young children between birth and age eight in the areas of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education.

The Alliance crafts an annual Legislative Agenda in partnership with early childhood organizations, provides year-round advocacy support, and facilitates meaningful interactions with policymakers at key times during the decision making process.


Annual Membership Meeting Recap; Child Care and Development Fund State Plan Public Hearing – Tomorrow; Northern Lights Training Opportunity; New Hires at the Child Development Division

Legislative Agenda Results; Alliance Annual Membership Meeting – TOMORROW


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The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a program of the Vermont Community Loan Fund.

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